Archive: 12/12/2008

Virtual organisations become a reality

(PhysOrg.com) -- European researchers have developed a suite of tools that make it simple, safe and secure to deploy grid computer systems across corporations and throughout the supply chain. The work means that virtual organisations ...

dateDec 12, 2008 in Computer Sciences
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Weight room may hold key to easing back pain

People who use weight training to ease their lower back pain are better off than those who choose other forms of exercise such as jogging, according to a University of Alberta study.

dateDec 12, 2008 in Health
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Flame retardants prove ineffective on fresh-cut Christmas trees

This Christmas season, think twice about spending money on a commercial flame retardant for your Christmas tree. The good, old-fashioned method—keeping your tree in a container of fresh water—is probably all you need ...

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Molecules in the spotlight

A novel x-ray technique allowing the observation of molecular motion on a time scale never reached before has been developed by a team of researchers from EPFL and the Paul Scherrer Institute (PSI) in Switzerland. Results ...

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